Delaware County PA and Surrounding Area Weekend Events and Family Fun 2/15 – 2/17

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Looking for some Greater Philadelphia area DAY TRIP ideas? Check out this full list HERE for some inspiration.

American Girl Live 
February 14 – 17
at the Kimmel Center in Philadelphia
“In American Girl Live, a new, original, 90-minute musical that celebrates the power of girls and strength of friendship, audiences join five spunky campers and their fearless counselor at Camp American Girl, an overnight camp in the North Woods.”
Details, times and ticket info HERE

Community Open House at Ridley Area YMCA and Lansdowne YMCA
February 13th – 17th
Everyone is welcome to join in at either branch all week long. Try a fitness class, take a dip in the pool, shoot some hoops, learn about our childcare program, and meet the Community YMCA team! There’s fun for everyone! Register at either front desk for a FREE week of membership. If you become a member, we’ll waive the joining fee!
Details HERE

Greenberg’s Great Train & Toy Show Wilmington, DE
February 16-17, 2019
10 AM – 4 PM
at Chase Center on the Riverfront 815 Justison Street, Wilmington, DE
FREE PARKING
Adult Admission is $10 Saturday or $9 Sunday
(on-site ticket sales cash only)
Advanced Discount Ticket sale available using the form on the left
Kids 11 and under are admitted free and do NOT need a ticket.
Details and ticket info HERE

Philly Home + Garden Show
February 15th – 17th
at the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center at Oaks 100 Station Avenue Oaks, PA
Friday, February 15, 2019
11:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Saturday, February 16, 2019
10:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Sunday, February 17, 2019
10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Details, ticket info and schedule HERE

2019 Lititz Fire & Ice Festival Weekend
February 15th – 16th
Join in Downtown Lititz for one of the best weekends of the year! 2019 is the 14th anniversary of the Lititz Fire & Ice Festival. Events include a downtown block party, winter carnival, chili cook-off, and more.
Here at the Bulls Head Public House and General Sutter Inn, they will feature another beautiful ice sculpture from the talented craftsmen behind the festival. They will also be running a special menu all weekend, so make sure to check back closer to the festival to learn more.
In addition, they will be serving their English Breakfast from 8am-11am on the Saturday of the event, along with our Traditional English Roast from 11am-4pm on the Sunday.
Details HERE

Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest
November 23, 2018 through March 3, 2019
121 N Columbus Blvd Philadelphia PA
Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest is open seven days a week including all holidays from November 23, 2018 through March 3, 2019. This seasonal winter park includes a fairytale winter landscape, world-class ice skating rink, beautiful lighting, outdoor seating area with fire pits, cozy warming cabins, Franklin Fountain Confectionery Cabin, Kids Lodge and arcade, and a chalet-inspired Lodge with food and beverages from Garces and Chickie’s and Pete’s. Come skate with friends and family, bring the team for a special event, or have a party in one of the cozy cabins or Lodge.
Details, ice skate rental and ticket info and more HERE

Rothman Orthopaedics Ice Rink & Cabin
open seven days a week November 9, 2018 – February 24, 2019
Monday-Thursday: Noon – 9 p.m.
Friday: Noon – 11 p.m.
Saturday 11 a.m. – 11 p.m.
Sunday 11 a.m. – 8 p.m.
at Dilworth Park 1 S 15th St (West Side of City Hall) Philadelphia, PA
Details HERE

Cherry Street Pier
121 N Columbus Blvd, Philadelphia PA
Experience Delaware River Waterfront’s unique take on public space with the opening of Cherry Street Pier
Details HERE and HERE

Linvilla Orchards
Details HERE

Linvilla Orchards Fore! The Planet Indoor Mini Golf
January 12 through March 31
Linvilla Orchard’s Fore! The Planet’ is a highly interactive and playful museum exhibit created by the Academy of Natural Sciences in Philadelphia! This exhibition pairs important environmental issues with the fun of miniature golf.
18 unique educational holes explore butterfly metamorphosis, a tropical rainforest, evolution, dinosaur extinction, food chains, and more. Perfect for kids of all ages, your entire family will enjoy playing miniature golf while learning about our environment – every step of the way!
**Children’s Birthday Party Packages available too!
Details HERE

Lansdowne Landing
7 AM – 10 PM
30 North Lansdowne Avenue, Lansdowne, PA
What is The Landing?
Inspired by awesome outdoor gathering places like Philadelphia’s own The Porch or Spruce Street Harbor Park, the Lansdowne Landing is a fun, festive spot that’s open from 7am to 10pm.
Visit www.lansdownelanding.com for a full schedule of events, updated regularly, so check by often for fun from family-friendly fun to live music to food trucks and more!
Details HERE

LEGOLAND Discovery Center Philadelphia
Details and ticket info HERE

Please Touch Museum
Details HERE

The Franklin Institute
Vikings Beyond the Legend exhibit through March 3rd
Details HERE

Philadelphia Museum of Art
Details HERE

Academy of Natural Sciences – Mythic Creatures Opening Weekend
February 16th – 18th
Join for the premiere of our newest special exhibit, Mythic Creatures: Dragons, Unicorns & Mermaids. Learn the history of your favorite cryptid beasts and the real animals that influenced their stories. Observe a Kraken dissection, get up close and personal with sea monkeys and create your own unicorn poop soap slime!
Full list of opening weekend activities: bit.ly/MythicCreatures
Details HERE
Details and ticket info HERE

Philadelphia Zoo
Details and Ticket Info HERE

Delaware Museum of Natural History
Details, ticket info and more HERE

Longwood Gardens
Details HERE

The Crayola Experience
Easton, PA
Details HERE
Purchase discount tickets HERE and get $4 off admission price (Regular Price: $19.99 Your Price: $15.99)

Garden State Discovery Museum
Details HERE

Delaware Children’s Museum
Details HERE

Brandywine Zoo
Details HERE

Sahara Sam’s Indoor Water Park
Details HERE

Studio Movie Grill Upper Darby
Movie, Food, Bar, comfy seats and more!
Details HERE

AMC Dine In Movie Theater – Painters Crossing – West Chester
Movie, Food, Bar, comfy reclining seats and more!
** Best to purchase tickets online through amctheaters.com
See my review and more info HERE

Sahara Sams Indoor & Outdoor Water Park
Details HERE

Friday February 15, 2019

For a calendar of Various Infant and Toddler Programs as well as afterschool events at local Delco Libraries, Go HERE

Family Movie Day – Smallfoot.
1:30 PM – 4 PM
at Radnor Memorial Library
Step into the “Winsor Room Theater” and view the new release Smallfoot. Light snacks provided. Open to ages 5 & up (children under the age of 11 must be accompanied by an adult).
No registration required.
Details HERE

Kids Bingo!
2 PM – 4 PM
at Newtown Public Library
Join us for a classic game of bingo! Prizes include books, sidewalk chalk, a slinky, and more!
Details HERE

Gaming Club
2:30 PM – 4 PM
at Haverford Township Free Library
Relax and play a game! A PS4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch and several retro consoles are available for use. Feel free to bring your own portable device or games, too.
This program is free and open to those in grades 6-12.
No registration is required.
Details HERE

Board Games
3 PM – 4:45 PM
at Upper Darby Township/Sellers Library – Municipal Branch
All kinds of different games available. Open to kids in grades 1-12.
Details HERE

After School Board Games
3 PM – 5 PM
at Middletown Free Library
Details HERE

BYOB & Pizza Night at Lulu’s Casita
4 PM – 7:30 PM
at 6 Cricket Avenue, Ardmore, PA
Lulu’s is open until 7:30pm for more fun, BYOB and pizza starting at 4pm. You can now place your pizza order ahead of time, give us a call, let them know what you want and they will have your pizza waiting for you! Regular admission
Details HERE

Quizzo At Ridley Township Library – Movie Quizzo
7 PM – 9 PM
Join us for a fun night of trivia, based on various themes. Teams of up to 4 people will play five rounds of trivia.
Prizes awarded for the winners! Bring your own snacks to enjoy!
Registration is required to guarantee your space. 
Details HERE

Saturday, February 16, 2019

Character Breakfast hosted by St Pius Productions
8 AM – 10 AM
at Applebee’s Havertown
$7.00 gets you unlimited pancakes, sausage and a beverage choice including coffee, orange juice, fountain soda and tea. Best of all you will get a preview of the cast of The Little Mermaid Jr.
Details and ticket info  HERE

Bryn Mawr Farmers’ Market
Every Saturday 9am-1pm (open year round)
in the Amtrak Parking Lot
at the intersection of Lancaster & Bryn Mawr Avenues
Details HERE

Kids Club Flower Power
10 AM – 12 PM
at participating Michaels Craft Stores
Cost: $2 per project, ages 3+, supplies included, $5 per project, ages 6+, supplies included.
Details HERE

Avengers: Countdown to Endgame – This Weeks Film is Thor: The Dark World
10:30 AM – 12:45 PM
at Lansdowne Public Library
Join each week as we watch all the necessary movies to catch up on 10 years worth of films to prepare for Avengers: End Game.
Details HERE

Storytime and Activities Featuring The Good Egg and The Bad Seed
11 AM
at Barnes & Noble, Lawrence Park Shopping Center, Broomall PA
Learn how to keep yourself happy when everyone else around you is rotten, and how being happy might just be the best choice in these two stories from Jory John and Pete Oswald.
Details HERE

Storytime in the Lodge
11:30 AM
at Blue Cross RiverRink 101 S Columbus Blvd, Philadelphia, PA
Gather around the Lodge for Philly’s favorite weekly story hour. On Saturdays from November through March, your little ones can enjoy a brand new story while munching on cookies by Rope and Anchor PHL. Plus, sing their favorite songs and dance with Learn Listen Play!
Details HERE

Rock School Live 2019
12 PM – 3 PM
at Tom & Jerry’s Sports Pub 1006 MacDade Blvd, Folsom, PA
The cover charge at the door is for everyone who is not performing. The charge is $10 for adults and $5 for under 18. There is no charge for toddlers but I do recommend picking up earplugs or headphones for the little ones.
Details HERE

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and Service Dog Presentation
1 PM – 2 PM
at Marple Public Library
Judy Reese, Ph.D., will give a talk on the regulations of the Americans with Disabilities Act, the uses of service dogs, the increase of Invisible Disabilities (especially among returning veterans), and the unfortunate increase in people trying to pass off their pets as trained service dogs. Dr. Reese will have her trained service dog Shakespeare with her. Bring your questions. Please register in advance.
Details HERE

Chess Club
1 PM – 3:30 PM
at Lansdowne Library
All ages, all levels
Details HERE

MAKEbreak Family Tree Canvas
1 PM – 3 PM
at participating Michaels Craft Stores
Cost: Buy the canvas, and the supplies to decorate it will be provided.
Details HERE

Meditation Saturday
1 PM – 3 PM
at Ridley Township Public Library
Come to the library and learn about simple and effective Meditation techniques. When practiced regularly,
these can help reduce anxiety and stress and provide a sense of inner calm. Rich Conti, from the Schoolhouse Center Meditation Group,
will be the facilitator for the sessions. Meditation Mondays will take place in the Quiet Room in the new library.
Details HERE

Hagley’s Invention Space Station
1 PM – 4 PM
at Hagley Museum 200 Hagley Creek Road Wilmington, DE
Enjoy your favorite Invention Convention activities over four winter weekends at Hagley’s Invention Space Station.
Tinkering Tables – Take apart machines to see what makes them tick.
Create an Invention – Build your own incredible invention and apply for a Hagley Patent.
Spacesuit Selfie Station – Climb into our spacesuit and take a selfie in outer space.
Hagley’s Invention Space Station is included with regular museum admission* and free for Hagley Members and children 5 and under.
*For guests who want to visit only the Invention Space Station, admission is $7 for adults, $3 for children 6-14.
Details and ticket info HERE

2019 Fur Ball
7 PM – 11 PM
at Heritage Ballrooms Holmes, PA
Join for a night of fun and dancing at our annual party!  Your ticket includes: buffet dinner, dessert, open wine and beer bar (from 7-10), access to our silent auction, and dancing. Power Play Entertainment is our DJ for the evening! Bring the whole family out for a night of fun and excitement and support our dogs! All proceeds raised from the event will go towards our ever growing vet care bills. We hope to see you all there! Please invite all of your friends and family – this will be our biggest fundraiser of the year! Guests can register and pre-pay for tickets at http://events.constantcontact.com/register/event?llr=t8hndatab&oeidk=a07efpdg1ptd7db373d
Tickets are $30 for adults and $15 for children pre-ordered and $40 for adults and $20 for children at the door (assuming we don’t sell out beforehand – we have the last three years so lets keep the momentum going! Tix are not refundable)
Details HERE

Sunday, February 17, 2019

The Snow Queen
Sundays at Noon (Jan. 27-Mar.3)
at Media Theatre
Details and ticket info HERE

Rock School Live 2019
12 PM – 3 PM
at Tom & Jerry’s Sports Pub 1006 MacDade Blvd, Folsom, PA
The cover charge at the door is for everyone who is not performing. The charge is $10 for adults and $5 for under 18. There is no charge for toddlers but I do recommend picking up earplugs or headphones for the little ones.
Details HERE

Love Your Pet Month: Judy Schachner
1 PM – 4 PM
at Lansdowne Library
Judy Schachner will read Sarabella’s Thinking Cap, talk about her many other books and provide an opportunity to have your book signed. A supply of books will be available for purchase.
We will have a costume contest with prizes, so everyone is encouraged to come dressed as their favorite character from any of Judy’s books!
In the event of bad weather, the day’s activities will be rescheduled
Details HERE

Game Day!
1 PM – 4 PM
at Aston Abbey Brewing Co. 340 Turner Industrial Way, Aston, PA
Unplug at the Abbey for a fun day with family and friends. Choose one of our games or bring your own! Pack a lunch or order from one of fantastic local eateries.
Details HERE

An Oscar Salute
2 PM – 4 PM
at Haverford Township Free Library
Join movie critic Bill Wine – one week before the Academy Awards telecast – for a celebration of all things Oscar at the Haverford Township Free Library.
Bring your opinions and memories as we review the history of the Oscars, handicap this year’s races in the major categories, and then participate in the ultimate Oscars trivia quiz.
Details HERE

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